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After Ateneo, Rizal enrolled at the University of Santo Tomas, a Dominican school.16 This school was the only university in the Philippines during the 19th century. It was at the University of Santo Tomas that Rizal continued to create his vision of Philippine nationalism.

He himself thought that her foreboding concerned nothing more—although it was serious and painful enough to him at the time than an unfortunate infatuation, but his mother’s “second sight” was clearer and more penetrating than he could have imagined at the time. What she foresaw when her Jose was still a schoolboy with no idea of the fatal mission he was to undertake for his people, was nothing less than they would cut off his head?